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Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152
lcast@galvestoncvb.com

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124
iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Affairs Manager
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com

Sarah Kinsler
Social Media Manager
Office: (409)797-5120
skinsler@galvestoncvb.com


Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
Media Contact
Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office(409)797-5124
Email: iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally

Largest Four-Day Motorcycle Rally Rolls in this November with Added Bike Shows and Special Concert by Former Journey Singer Steve Augeri

GALVESTON, Texas (September 24, 2014) – This November, visitors to Galveston will have a chance to experience the largest four-day biker event in the country as the Lone Star Rally makes its way to the island Nov. 6-9.

More than 400,000 motorcyclists and hundreds of vendors will gather in Galveston’s historic downtown for a celebration of the finest machines known to man. The event will feature free concerts, bike shows and vendors showcasing everything from the hottest new accessories and bike enhancements to leatherwear and jewelry.

The rally will kick off Nov. 6 with a concert by rock singer Steve Augeri at 9 p.m. on the Budweiser Stage in Saengerfest Park, located at the corner of 23rd and Strand streets.  Augeri is best known for his work as the lead vocalist for the group Journey from 1998 to 2006.

Visitors to downtown Galveston can enjoy more live entertainment throughout the weekend, including performances from rock-tribute supermen Hairball Band, Nashville rising stars Jared Blake and Alyssa Carr, southeast rocker-guitarist Bobby Friss and popular local bands.

This year’s rally will feature additional juried bike and car shows, and a variety of special events. For a lineup of festivities, visit www.lonestarrally.com.

For media inquiries, please contact Sharon Damante at (386) 846-6901 or SharonDamante@gmail.com.

To download photos of Lone Star Rally, click here.
To download b-roll of Lone Star Rally, click here.

About Galveston Island
Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country. For more information on Galveston Island visit www.galveston.com or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

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